349. Meaning of 'worker or self-employed person who has ceased activity'.

For the purposes of the Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 20161, the expression 'worker or self-employed person who has ceased activity' means an EEA national who satisfies condition (1), (2), (3) or (4) as follows2.

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    (1)     A person satisfies this condition if he:

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      (a)     terminates his activity as a worker or self-employed person and has reached the age of entitlement to a state pension on terminating that activity or, in the case of a worker, ceases working to take early retirement3;

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      (b)     pursued his activity as a worker or self-employed person in the United Kingdom for at least 12